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FONG Ngan Phoon


  • NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health (Adjunct)
  • Adjunct Associate Professor at the Physiology Department, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine 

Research Areas:

  • Disease prevention and health promotion
  • Health Services for Older Adults

Teaching Areas:   

  • Master in Public Health – Module on Quality of Care; Practicum
  • Medical undergraduates (Phase IV) - Community Health Project (Phase IV)
  • Medical undergraduates (Phase III) - Module on health services, right siting and safe transfer  for older adults
  • Dental students (Year 1) and Pharmacy students (Year 1) – Physiology

Academic/Professional Qualifications:

  • M.B., B.S. (Singapore Univeristy)
  • MSc (Public Health) (National University of Singapore)

Career History:

  • Academic (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer) staff of Community Occupational and Family Medicine, NUS (1981-1990)
  • Consultant, Primary Health Care Service in a Non-Government Organization (1990-1999)
  • Executive/Medical Director, St. Luke’s Hospital (2000-2006)
  • Director of Clinical Services and Community Partnership, St. Luke’s Hospital (2007-2008)
  • Joint Adjunct Associate Professor, SSH School of Public Health and Physiology Department, YLL School of Medicine, NUHS (2008 – Present)
  • Associate Trainer, Civil Service College (2008 – Present)

Administrative Leadership:

  • Director, Graduate Diploma in Applied Epidemiology (2011 till Present)

Professional/Consulting Activities:

  • Associate Trainer, UniSIM, Module on Physiology & Healthcare for Master in Gerontology

Major Publications:

  • Fong NP, PK Wong, C Lau Ting, G Devathasan, PN Chong.  Disability, rehabilitation and after-care of stroke patients after discharge from hospital, Singapore 1983-4.  Ann Acad Med Singapore, 1987; 16:122-7
  • Fong NP, Basir H, Seow A. Awareness and acceptance of hepatitis B vaccination in Clementi, Singapore.   Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1990 Nov;19(6):788-92
  • Koh GCH, Saxena SK, Ng TP, Yong D, NP Fong.  Effect of duration, participation rate, and supervision during community rehabilitation on functional outcomes in the first poststroke year in Singapore.  Arch Phys Med Rehab 2012; 93:279-286

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Adjunct Associate Professor
Email ngan_phoon_fong@nuhs.edu.sg
Tel (65) 6516 6698


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